Active Directory Disaster Recovery
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Thursday, July 12, 2018 TIME: 5:00pm CEST, 11:00am EDT, 8:00am PDT
Active Directory has grown both in importance and complexity in recent years, with businesses have become increasingly dependent on AD for authentication and authorization of mobile workforce and cloud-based applications. The new AD usage landscape has introduced greater complexity to the enterprise IT environment, raising the risk of AD disasters tied to human error and cyberattack. More and more frequently, attackers are using AD as an attack vector to compromise enterprises and, in some severe cases, wiping out the entire IT environment.
Challenges include the rise in ransomware attacks targeting Active Directory the increased dependency on AD for cloud-based and mobile workforce authentication, and the fact that homegrown Disaster Recovery solutions and manual processes are long, complex and prone to errors.
The vast majority of enterprises today use AD as a core identity service, and continue to use it even as they migrate other services into the cloud. While AD brings many benefits, it can become a single point of catastrophic failure if not well-guarded.
Join this Kuppinger Cole Webinar to learn more about:
- Understanding the threats to AD
- How to secure your AD
- Recovering from different disaster scenarios
In the first part of this webinar Dan Blum, Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole, will talk about the recent escalation in threats to AD, such as ransomware.
In the second part of the webinar Darren Mar-Elia, Head of Product at Semperis, will discuss possible disasters that could harm your AD and how you could recover your AD forest seamlessly.
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Semperis is an enterprise identity protection company that helps organizations recover from cyber breaches and identity system failures, on-premises and in the cloud. The company’s leading technology for Active Directory is used by customers in the Fortune 500, government, financial, healthcare, and other industries worldwide. Semperis solutions are accredited by Microsoft and recognized by Gartner.
When it comes to identity management many companies depend heavily on Microsoft Active Directory (AD). This high degree of dependency on one service can become a problem when this service faces an outage. Also, respective of the requirements companies have, all services have certain limitations which are sometimes necessary to overcome. Many cyberattacks are perpetrated via staff endpoint devices (computers, smartphones or even printers). This necessitates a fine-mesh risk management approach with a centralized solution, called Identity Fabric at KuppingerCole.
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